Memoirs, Chinese Finance Minister Bo Yibo, Excerpt on Preventing 'Peaceful Evolution'
Former Finance Minister Bo recalls Mao's reaction to US Secretary of State John Foster Dulles' policy toward China in 1958-1959, especially his statements about encouraging a "peaceful evolution" in the Communist system.
Meeting between Saddam Hussein and His Military Commanders after the First Gulf War
Saddam and his military commanders discuss troop training, military planning, and Iraq's missile reserves following the Gulf War.
Meeting between Saddam Hussein and Top Political Advisors about a United Nations Air Survey Request
Rolf Ekeus, head of the UN inspection committee on nuclear weapons, requested the United Statesprovide him with an aircraft so he could do an aerial survey of Iraqi lands.
January 08, 1991
Report on Meeting of the Commission of the CC CPSU on Military Policy on 12 December 1990
Discuss on the reform of the Soviet military and reduction of the armed forces.
January 09, 1991
Conversation between Aleksandr Yakovlev and Kumagai Hiroshi
In this conversation Ozawa Ichiro's envoy Kumagai Hiroshi outlines a potential islands-for-cash deal, whereby the Soviet Union surrenders the "northern territories" to Japan in return for Japanese credits and investments up to the amount of 26 billion USD.
January 11, 1991
CPSU CC Reports, 11 January 1991
Reports "On the development of the new position of the War Councils in the arming of the USSR, internally, externally, and with railroad troops" and "On the delimitation of function of governmental and party organs in the work of the War Councils."
January 15, 1991
CPSU CC Report on Assistance to the People's Party of Iran, 15 January 1991
Report from K.N. Brutentz about providing assistance to the People's Party of Iran. [Attached to CPSU Report, 17 August 1987].
January 15, 1991
Saddam Hussein and the Revolutionary Command Council Discussing the Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait and the Expected US Attack
Conversation between Saddam Hussein and the Revolutionary Command Council discussing Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait, various strategic planning and weaponry, potential responses by neighboring countries, and the expected US attack.
January 18, 1991
Iraq Revolutionary Command Council Meeting about Coalition Operations Against Iraq
Iraqi officials discuss the intervention of United States and coalition forces following the invasion of Kuwait.
January 22, 1991
Commission on Questions of the Chernobyl Catastrophe, Supreme Soviet of the Ukrainian SSR, 'On Some Problems in the Elimination of the Consequences of the Accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Energy Station'
This report explains ecological and security problems which arose several years later as a result of the Chernobyl accident, as well as areas for improvement in control of the reactor site and medical testing of the local population. Importantly, it also acknowledges that the potential impact zone includes approximately 4.5 million residents of Ukraine, Belarus, and Russia, which was, at that time, not widely known.
January 25, 1991
Report of Secretary of the CC CPSU - Republic and Regional Committee Party - 25 January 1991
Includes CC CPSU Report of 11 January 1991.
February 22, 1991
Resolution of the Secretariat of the CC CPSU, 'On New Points in the Approach of the Romanian Leadership towards the Moldavian Problem'
Romanian officials are once again raising the issue of the unification of Moldova and Romania.
Programme for Promoting Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Newsbrief, Number 13
A compilation of the latest news, events, and publications related to nuclear weapons and nuclear non-proliferation. The “Newsbrief” was produced by the PPNN and personally edited by Ben Sanders.
April 08, 1991
Third Round of Soviet-Chinese Negotiations: A Mutual Reduction of Armed Forces and a Strengthening of Confidence in the Military Field in the Border Region
This document discusses lessons learned from dealing with the Chinese in the previous two rounds of negotiations regarding the reduction of military presence at the Sino-Soviet border and the plan to jointly produce a draft general agreement on the issue.
April 18, 1991
Letter, Ben Sanders to Wade Greene
Request for support for the PPNN from the Rockefeller Family via Wade Greene.
April 24, 1991
John T. Kriese, US Defense Intelligence Agency, 'Talking Points for Briefing to House Energy and Commerce Committee – Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations'
These talking points, prepared by John T. Kriese who at the time was both chief of the Nuclear Energy Division at DIA and chairman of the Joint Atomic Energy Intelligence Community, focused on the intelligence the US had available on the Iraqi nuclear program.
May 09, 1991
National Intelligence Daily for Thursday, 9 May 1991
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 9 May 1991 describes the latest developments in Iraq, Kuwait, Israel, Lebanon, the Soviet Union, India, Pakistan, Yemen, Cambodia, the United Nations and Panama.
May 13, 1991
National Intelligence Daily for Monday, 13 May 1991
The CIA’s National Intelligence Daily for 13 May 1991 describes the latest developments in Iraq, Kuwait, the Soviet Union, China, Lebanon, Romania and European Community.
May 18, 1991
Ninth Meeting of PPNN Core Group, Guernsey, British Channel Islands, 18-20 May 1991
Summarizes the events and issues of the ninth PPNN Core Group meeting.
May 21, 1991
CPSU CC Report, 21 May 1991
This report deals with the political crisis in Ethiopia and Eritrea. It also concerns Soviet plans to settle the conflict.